Stains
Desmogleins

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 8 December 2015, last major update June 2005

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PubMed Search: Desmogleins[title]

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Definition / General
Cite this page: Desmogleins. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stainsdesmogleins.html. Accessed December 4th, 2016.
Definition / General
  • Constituents of desmosomes that anchor intermediate filaments
  • Autoantibodies to desmoglein-3 cause pemphigus vulgaris
  • Autoantibodies to desmoglein-1 cause pemphigus foliaceus (more superficial)